Patterson Community Garden Update, Spring 2018

Originally published in the May 2018 issue of The Flea

Patterson Park Community Garden is all about food security and wholesome community values. Food grown right in our neighborhood is about as local and fresh as it can get. Recent events…

CodeNEXT and Imagine Austin

By Nicole Joslin and Thomas Visco Originally published in the May 2018 issue of The Flea

Evolve Austin, founded in 2014, is a non-profit coalition comprised of 30+ organizations whose mission is to champion the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan and…

Pilot Project and Improvements at Patterson Park

By Jennifer Potter-Miller Originally published in the May 2018 issue of The Flea

There’s a new grove of trees at Patterson Park! Friends of Patterson Park (FoPP) collaborated with TreeFolks and Austin Parks Foundation on a pilot project in which neighbors…

Cherrywood Property Tax Meetup

On Tuesday, April 24, Marya Crigler, Chief Appraiser for the Travis Central Appraisal District, spoke with neighbors at the Cherrywood Coffeehouse and answered questions about property taxes, impacts of land-use on zoning changes on the neighborhood, & more.

Photo by R. Miller.

 

 

CherryWoodstock or Bust!

By Jim Reed Originally published in the May 2018 issue of The Flea

In 2016, a group of neighbors had an idea of creating a small music festival featuring some of the many great musicians living in Cherrywood. The outcome was…

Pascal Simon and Bake Austin: A Sweet Addition to Cherrywood

By Gabriel Lund Originally published in the May 2018 issue of The Flea

Someone who might even be considered famous is living right here in Cherrywood neighborhood. Her name is Pascal Simon and she owns a business called Bake Austin.…

Bioblitz at Willowbrook Reach

By Jennifer Potter-Miller Originally published in the May 2018 issue of The Flea

Willowbrook Reach, the neighborhood greenbelt along Upper Boggy Creek runs along E. 40th St. and Willowbrook Dr. from Cherrywood Rd. to E. 38 ½ St. What you see…

Maplewood Spring Fling Community Picnic is May 5

Cross-posted from maplewoodelementary.com

School families and neighbors are invited to the Maplewood Spring Fling Community Picnic for end of the year gathering on Saturday, May 5. There will be hot dogs, foam party, dunk tank, student performances, and crafts. Please bring…

A CNA Perspective

By Jim Walker Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

In the early 1980s, the area we know as Cherrywood had no neighborhood association, but a handful of champions who dealt with issues. Sparked by an initiative to…

Take Aways from the CNA LUT CodeNEXT meeting

By Jim Reed, CNA Chair

We had an excellent meeting last week at the CNA Land, Use and Transportation meeting with speakers from both Community Not Commodity (CNC) and Evolve Austin.

A major take away for me is from CodeNEXT…

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